7 Veterans the Houston Rockets Should Pursue to Mask Immaturity

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7 Veterans the Houston Rockets Should Pursue to Mask Immaturity

At an average of just 23.6 years of age, the Houston Rockets are the youngest team in the NBA, with only the New Orleans Hornets coming close to them in terms of youth and untapped potential.

While having young legs is a great thing in a league as grueling as the NBA, it undoubtedly comes with its share of problems.

Young teams often do not know how to close out games or keep a contest close when their opponents threaten to pull away. They do not always play tight defense for 48 minutes or execute well in the half-court, either.

With James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik blazing the trail, these Rockets have exceeded many people’s expectations, but to take the next step they should look to bring in a veteran presence who could make a positive impact both on the court and in the locker room.

If Houston seriously wants to make a postseason push, here are seven veteran players this team should look to add to mask their immaturity.

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